THE LANGHOLM COMMUNITY PLAN
Making Langholm an even better place
Our vision for 2030 is for Langholm to be an even better place for people to stay, work, and visit. By 2030 Langholm will be a celebrated hub for small business and quality textiles, and a renowned visitor destination for its natural environment, its rich heritage, and its quality produce.
A shared vision for Langholm
Langholm is a natural home to small businesses and enterprise, including modern textile manufacture and craftsmanship.
We envisage the development of connected businesses under a Langholm brand that is synonymous with quality craftsmanship and builds on the rich heritage of the town. Our priorities for change have been identified through a process of engagement with local community groups and key individuals.
Sectors The Plan Covers
Infrastructure and Energy
The retention and sustainable development of the key areas of infrastructure that will support the delivery of the plan, including transport links, public services and sustainable energy use.
Gaining strategic support, attracting inward investment and developing lucrative projects.
Marketing and promotion, plus ensuring Langholm is ‘open for business’ and developing a single voice for the local visitor offering.
Sports, Leisure and Outdoor Activities
Developing outdoor activity and adventure holiday opportunities, supporting and improving access to existing sports and leisure facilities and activities.
Arts and Culture
Creative place-making, investment and infrastructure, with the requisite communication and marketing, plus encouraging co-ordination, networking and partnership working and education.
Development of a hub (space or service) for heritage and genealogy, improving understanding of our history and providing the necessary promotion and marketing.
Health and Social Care
The protection and development of health and social care services, together with the development of community-run health and social care activities and services.
Children and Young People
Youth involvement in decision-making and an increase in youth-led activities; employment and training.
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